Museu da Baleia da Madeira, Canical

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  • My wife and I decided to visit this museum expecting it to focus solely on Whales. Not so it is splitting 2 floors, one all about whales, not bad but mostly on screens and the other about the...  more »
  • Having had a lifelong interest in whaling but never been a supporter I must stress, I was really looking forward to visiting this museum and it was top of my “must do” list whilst in Madeira. I must.....  more »
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  • It is an emotive subject that I felt was dealt with sensitively. It dealt with the pride of the whalers, and the courage they exhibited. It also dealt with how the island deals with the study of whales and dolphins, and monitoring the numbers around the archipelago.
  • It is too focused on ways of capturing whales, but it also pays attention to environmental issues. However, it is very important part of local history and definitely its worthy to visit the museum.

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